Jessica Phillips

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Santa Barbara, CA

Maho | Prentice, LLP Attorneys at Law
629 State Street, Suite 217
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-7060
Phone: 805-918-1366
Fax: 805-962-1971
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jessica Phillips is an associate with Maho | Prentice, LLP Attorneys at Law., in Santa Barbara, California. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than nine total years of legal experience, Ms. Phillips provides unmatched representation and support to clients throughout the Santa Barbara and Ventura metros and all across Los Angeles County who have suffered injuries or lost loved ones due to someone else's negligence or wrongdoing, including defective products, toxic torts and other preventable tragedies.

Over the course of her legal career, Ms. Phillips has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of innocent accident victims and their families. From her efforts, she has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for her plaintiff clients, earning her membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Moreover, she has received consistent recognition as among the top 5% of attorneys in her region, and she has received numerous positive testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A 2008 cum laude graduate of High Point University in High Point, North Carolina, Ms. Phillips obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2011. She holds her license to practice in Maryland (inactive) and California, and she is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (inactive) and the Central District of California.

A leader in her legal community, Ms. Phillips is an Associate Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, and she has conducted many lectures and continuing legal education seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics involving personal injury and civil litigation. She is also a board member of the Santa Barbara County Bar Association as well as Santa Barbara Women Lawyers.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 50%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021

About Jessica Phillips

Admitted: 2011, California

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Litigation Counsel of America, 2017 - Present 
  • Santa Barbara Women Lawyers, Board Member, 2020 - Present
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association, Board Member, 2021 - Present 

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Operation Jump Start, Mentor, 2018 - Present 


  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star
  • Associate Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers, Litigation Counsel of America, 2017
  • Alpha Delta Omega Honor Society
  • Lifetime Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2014

Educational Background

  • High Point University, Bachelor of Arts Degree, cum laude, Honors: Dean's List, Major: Human Relations, Minor: Concentration in nonprofit and business organizations, 2008


  • Jeffers, et al. v. Levitas, et al.,  $5,082,035 Jury Verdict , 2014
  • Colkley, et al. v. Levitas, et al., $565,000 Jury Verdict, 2015
  • Washington v. Mid Atlantic Realty, et al., $1,600,000 Jury Verdict , 2014

Industry Groups

  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death


  • “ Jessica is a tenacious advocate for lead paint plaintiffs throughout Baltimore with a proven track record of results.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Jessica Phillips

629 State Street
Suite 217
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-7060

Phone: 805-918-1366

Fax: 805-962-1971

Last Updated: 1/26/2021

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